Lessons and Carols for Advent

Hymn:  O Come, O Come Emmanuel

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VERSE ONE

O come, o come Emmanuel and ransom captive Israel,
That mourn in lowly exile here until the Son of God appear.

REFRAIN:

Rejoice, rejoice O Israel, to thee shall come Emmanuel.

VERSE TWO:

O come Thou Wisdom From on High,

Who orders all things mightily,

To us the path of knowledge show

and teach us in her way to go (retrain)

VERSE THREE:

O come o com Thou Lord of might,

Who to Thy tribes on Sinai’s height,

in ancient times reveal the Law

in cloud, in majesty, and awe (refrain)

VERSE FOUR

O Come Thou Rod of Jesse’s Stem,

from every foe deliver them,

that trust Thy mighty power to save,

and give them victory over the grave (refrain)

VERSE FIVE

O come Thou Key of David come

open wide our heavenly home.

Make safe the way that leads on high

and close the paths to misery (refrain)

VERSE SIX

O come Thou Dayspring From on High,

and cheer us by Thy drawing nigh.

Disperse the gloomy clouds of night,

and death’s dark shadows put to flight (refrain)

VERSE SEVEN

O come Desire of Nations bind

in one the hearts of all mankind.

Bud Thou our sad divisions cease,

and be Thyself our Prince of Peace (refrain)